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Norman Morales CV EN

NORMAN MORALES

Guatemala City, Guatemala. 1979

Visual artist, co-founder of the collective La Torana and the Taller Experimental de Gráfica de Guatemala. Studied architecture at the Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala and printmaking at the Escuela de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado La Esmeralda, Mexico City.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
Time and space. Rafael Ortiz Gallery. Seville, Spain.
Inhabited space. Extra Gallery. Guatemala City, Guatemala.

2018
The space between us / We will always be modern. Extra Gallery. Guatemala City, Guatemala.

2017
DERIVA. Nueveochenta Gallery. Bogotá, Colombia.

2016
The Simulated City. La ERRE, Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Embracing the void. Permanent. Bogotá, Colombia.
Trajectories. Andrés Henestrosa Library. Oaxaca, Mexico.

2015
Study for an occupied space. Nueveochenta Gallery. Bogotá, Colombia.

2014
Preliminary project. La ERRE, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

2013
The ruin as an engine. MADC. San José de Costa Rica, Costa Rica.

2012
Organic architecture. Sol del Río Contemporary Art. Guatemala City, Guatemala.

2011
Arguments against the axiom. La Fábrica Art Gallery. Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Ex-libris. El Carmen Gallery. Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala.

2009
Recent work. El Ático Gallery. Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Indole. Metropolitan Cultural Center. Guatemala City, Guatemala.

2008
First Act. El Ático Gallery. Guatemala City, Guatemala.

WORKS IN MUSEUMS AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

CAC, Contemporary Art Center of Malaga. Malaga, Spain.
Casa de las Americas. Havana, Cuba.
Bodegas Otazu Collection. Navarra, Spain.
Paiz Foundation. Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Rozas-Botrán Foundation. Guatemala City, Guatemala.
New Pilar Citoler Collection. Zaragoza, Spain.

Works in private collections in Spain and several countries in South and Central America.

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2012
Selection of the jury to participate in the VIII Biennial of the Central American Isthmus. Panama.

2008
Gold Glyph for the La Torana Collective. XVI Paiz Art Biennial. Guatemala City,
Guatemala.

2007
Second place. Juannio Latin American Art Auction.
Honorable Mention. IX Edition of the International Contest La Joven Estampa. House of the Americas. Havana, Cuba.

2006
Honorable Mention XV Paiz Art Biennial. Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Unique Prize. Art Auction. Rotary Club of Guatemala South. Guatemala.
Second Place in the National Air Contest, organized by Helvetas Guatemala.

2000
Silver Glyph. XII Paiz Art Biennial. Guatemala City, Guatemala.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020
New canons. Between sculpture and architecture. Rafael Ortiz Gallery (virtual).

2019
I dreamt that a museum was burning. Tasman Projects. Madrid, Spain.

2018
ARCOmadrid 2018. Rafael Ortiz Gallery Stand. Madrid, Spain.

2017
TEEG. 10 years of graphics. Cultural Center of Spain in Guatemala. Guatemala City, Guatemala.
ARCOmadrid 2017. Rafael Ortiz Gallery Stand. Madrid, Spain.
Three plus three. Sol del Río Contemporary Art. Guatemala City, Guatemala.

2016
Limítrofe. G & T Continental Foundation. Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Transversal spaces. Permanent. Bogotá, Colombia.

2014
Central America: the map is not the territory. Klaus Esteinmetz Contemporary Art. San José de Costa Rica, Costa Rica.
States of Exception. Flacso Contemporary Art. Quito, Ecuador.

2013
States of Exception. City of Imagination. Quetzaltenango, Guatemala.
Models for better living. Museum of Contemporary Art of El Salvador. El Salvador.
VIII Central American Biennial. Museum of Contemporary Art of Panama. Panama.

2012
Models to assemble. Sol del Río Contemporary Art. Guatemala City, Guatemala.
XVIII Paiz Art Biennial. Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Contemporary Graphics. Diego Rivera Anahuacalli Museum. Coyoacan, Mexico.
Multidirectional Graphics. La Trampa, Mexico City, Mexico.

2011
I Anniversary. Experimental Graphic Workshop of Guatemala. Metropolitan Cultural Center. Guatemala City, Guatemala.

2010
Architecture of Remittances. Cultural Center of Spain. Lima, Peru.
First Caribbean Triennial. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Looking South. Pontevedra Biennial. Pontevedra, Spain.

2009
After Gutenberg. (Ex)centric. Cultural Center of Spain. Guatemala City, Guatemala.

2008
II National Salon of Engraving. National Museum of Modern Art. Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Here, New World Radio. Gallery Medellin 174. Mexico City, Mexico.
Unfair Competition. Cultural Center of Spain. Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
Portable. Códice Gallery. Managua, Nicaragua.
VI Biennial of the Central American Isthmus. Museum for the National Identity. Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

2007
XIX International Biennial. Cuenca, Ecuador.
The Young Print. House of the Americas. Havana, Cuba.

2006
Art and Borders. Migrant House. Los Angeles, California, USA.
Contemporary Art of Guatemala. Santillana Foundation for Iberoamerica. Bogota, Colombia.